Culture Minister Abdel Wahed el Nabawi will kick off an official visit to France on May 18 heading a delegation representing Egypt in cultural events.
During his stay, the minster will take part in the Festival Arabesques planned to be held in Montpellier on May 18.
On May 19, el Nabawi will lead the delegation to take part in Paris-Cairo festival scheduled to be held at Diocese of Paris on May 19.
During the event, a number of culture lectures would be delivered on architectural heritage, Suez Canal and a book titled "Les Académiciens racontent l'Egypte" or Academicians talking about Egypt.
The minister will wrap up his visit on May 21 and return back home.